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  1. New Mission Style Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a new design for my murphy bed. I started with my Templeton and changed it to more of a mission style. I took the arch off the front and made them straight across. I then added mission style crown and base molding. The stain finish gave me a little problems. I usually send out a...
  2. Boat Bed Full Size | Custom

    This is a boat bed that was completed in November 2011. It is part of my Children's line of furniture It is one of four that I'm building at the same time. This customer requested custom color on the base. The portholes were an add-on and not usually on my standard version. For more...
  3. Every Long Bookcase | Custom

    This is an extra long bookcase that was build in June 2012. It measured 146". The first problem with that is it will not ship very easy. The second problem is it is not practicable to get 146" long material. What I did was to build that in section and have it to seam together after the...
  4. Another Discontinued Headboard | Custom

    This is another one of those discontinued headboards from Pottery Barn. It was finished in August 2012. They call it the Stratton Smart Technology Headboard. Same story as before the customer purchased the platform form PB with the intention of coming back and buying the headboard later. When...
  5. Smithsonian Murphy Bed and Two Desk | Custom

    This was part of a group that was designed for a small room. It had the Murphy bed with a built in folding desk, a corner desk, a corner bookcase, and a TV stand. I'm going to focus on the Murphy bed and corner desk combination today. The design process took longer then expected. We had some...
  6. Smithsonian Corner Bookcase | Custom

    This was a bookcase that was designed to match the Smithsonian Murphy Bed and Two Desk project. It features a longer bookcase that is goes all the way in the corner and a smaller one that mounts to it. It was completed in October 2011 and built using Maple wood. The finish was a dye...
  7. Special Edition Baseball Bed | Custom

    This is a baseball bed that was completed in November 2011. It is one of my sports theme beds that has been modified a little with a little bit of a special edition. We special ordered bats form Louisville slugger that has the child's name on them. The scoreboard has a little more attention...
  8. Pair of Chest | Custom

    These are a couple chest of drawers that I modeled after on from one of my suppliers. The customer loved the style but wanted it in oak. The only color available was a cappuccino finish. They also changed up the sizes a little. It was built and finished in December 2011. It has a post and...
  9. Platform Bed |Custom

    This is a platform bed that was built to match a customer's existing furniture. We built the bed only without a headboard. It is our standard Captain's Pedestal with a slight modification at the drawers closer to the foot. We combined the smaller drawer into one big drawer. We also added a...
  10. Oak Boat Bed (Working with bending ply) | Custom

    This is a boat bed that is a little different then my normal version. Most of these that I build will have a solid color applied to it. This one needed to be a stained oak. I've built similar ones before, both in oak an maple. Most of the time switching from paint grade to a hardwood is just...
  11. Just Horsing Around (combining art and furniture) | Custom

    This was one of them fun beds. It is a design from a customer. They had one of our baseball beds on order and wanted us to create another theme type bed. This is a combination painting and bed. I am not an artist so we brought in a local artist to do the painting. We built the bed and left...
  12. Craftsman Murphy Bed w/Hidden Desk (can you find it?) | Custom

    This is a new style finished in December 2011. It was designed by the customer. I've built a mission style Murphy bed for them in the past in black. She came with me with the design and the layout worked nice with a folding table. Most tables added to Murphy beds look like they were just...
  13. Craftsman Style Corner Desk | Custom

    This is an Craftsman style corner desk, designed and built with a murphy bed (see LJ Post). As with the bed, the customer designed it and drove in from Natchitoches, LA to finalize everything. Matching Murphy Bed Here are some of the features: -Raised center hutch section -Shallow drawers in...
  14. Ship Wrecked Boat Bed | Custom

    No it is not broken! This was intentional. The customer wanted a version of the boat bed that was made to look like it had been ship wrecked. There were several techniques that were used. We made the front bow to be removable, made the mast mount at an angle, made cracked side rails, and...
  15. RSG Side Cabinet | Custom

    This is a side cabinet that was built to match the conference tables It is built in maple with a Red Mahogany stain. We built the sides with a raised panel look and the same for the doors. For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com.
  16. Baseball Bed (Red and White) | Custom

    This is my baseball bed that I build quite often. Most of the time they are my standard blue and green. This customer wanted a custom team colors. The headboard is totally customized and designed by the customer. I have them fill out a scoreboard form after the order to relay all that info...
  17. Beach Theme Murphy Bed Loft | Custom

    What is it? Is it lockers? A loft? A Murphy bed? It is all three. This is a loft bed with an added murphy bed on the lower section. It is based off my baseball loft murphy bed. It is similar in the design I just changed the theme and overall look. The inspiration came from Pottery Barns...
  18. Batmobile | Custom

    This is a modified version of my car bed to kind of give it that batman look to it. It was built in February 2012. Unlike my normal car bed, I make this one more three dimensional. I build up the finders and the back fine. This give it a more realistic look and not so flat looking. I also...
  19. Quarter Sawn White Oak Murphy bed | Custom

    This is a Mission style Murphy bed that was built in November 2011. I usually build it out of red oak but I guess using quarter sawn white oak is staying more true to the mission style. It is a very beautiful wood. Some other things I did different on this mission project is to do more...
  20. ARRR The Pirate Ship | Custom

    This is a pirate ship bed that was custom made for an Interior Designer. Their client for this bed is a PGA golfer. It is a full size and I built another one similar to this one back in 2007. This one the designer made some modifications. We added a mast with crows nest, steering wheel...
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